Saturday at Vigils – Let us make a joyful noise to the Lord our Maker: O come, let us worship him. ~Invitatory, with Psalm 81 on Saturday
Monday at Vigils – First Nocturn – Happy are they who have not walked in the counsel of the wicked, nor lingered in the way of sinners, nor sat in the seats of the scornful! ~Psalm 1: 1
Daily life at St. Augustine’s House – Vigils – The office of “Vigils” is prayed at 5:10 almost every morning of the year. On Easter and Christmas it is delayed slightly. At New Years it is prayed before midnight with the Te Deum sung as the bell rings in the new year. Vigils opens...
Saturday at Vigils – Second Nocturn – Whenever I am afraid, I will put my trust in you. ~Psalm 56: 3
Tuesday Vigils, First Nocturn – God is my shield and defense; he is the savior of the true in heart. ~Psalm 7: 11
Monday at Vigils – O LORD how manifold are your works! In wisdom you have made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. ~Psalm 104: 25
Friday at Vigils – First Nocturn – O God, you know my foolishness, and my faults are not hidden from you. ~Psalm 69: 6
Thursday at Vigils – Happy are they who consider the poor and needy! The LORD will deliver them in the time of trouble. ~Psalm 41: 1
Monday at Vigils – Bless the LORD, O my soul; O LORD my God, how excellent is your greatness! You are clothed with majesty and splendor. You wrap yourself with light as with a cloak and spread out the heavens like a curtain. You lay the beams of your chambers in the waters above;...
Tuesday at Vigils – First Nocturn – Lord, do not rebuke me in your anger; do not punish me in your wrath. Have pity on me, LORD, for I am weak; heal me, LORD, for my bones are racked. ~Psalm 6: 1,2